Rhonda Stonaker Takes Women's Production Title At USPSA Area 4 Championship

BURLINGTON, Wash. - Rhonda Stonaker of Plano, Texas won eight of 12 stages at the U.S. Practical Shooting Association's Area 4 Handgun Championship in Wichita Falls, Texas to outpace her nearest competitor, Jayne Pacifico of Austin, Texas, by more than 100 points to win the Women's Production division title.

Stonaker finished 27th overall in the match with a final score of 974.1743. Pacifico's second place score of 867.2393, which included two stage wins, placed her 40th among all shooters.

"Rhonda not only found time to shoot, and win the match, but she also worked it as part of our team of top-flight staff," said Phil Strader, the USPSA Area 4 director.

Rounding out the top five were Tammy Sharp of Preston, Okla. in third with two stage wins and 804.2280 points, Junior shooter Allison Barrett of Stockton, Mo. in fourth with 746.0065 and Diane Bollig in fifth with 617.3970.

Elsewhere within the division, Kale Garretson of Lubbock, Texas won the overall Production title with four stage wins and a final score of 1462.0895. Nathan Higdon finished 14th overall with 1159.1301 points to take the Junior Production title. Tim Norris of Tyler, Texas finished as the top senior shooter in 28th place overall with 966.7209.

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